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DISTINGUISHING YOURSELF THROUGH HARD WORK

“Focus on building a track record of success, and people will keep betting on you.” I was reading an article by Adam Bryant, a columnist from the New York Times.  For 10 years, he’s written a weekly column where he interviews a CEO and describes what he learns.  He is wrapping up this series and is moving […]

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OWNING RESPONSIBILITY

We believe in “happening to the world.” That means that whatever circumstances we face, those who “happen to the world” will attack rather than withdraw, engage rather than settle.     I saw this on Twitter, posted by Drew Maddox:    “You are responsible for your effort. You are responsible for your attitude. You are responsible […]

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OWNING THE PROBLEM

Shane Martin says there are three ways you can respond when you screw up: Explain– Explain stops short of correction or improvement.  To know how or why you screwed up and to explain the downfall has merit.  But explaining it doesn’t mean it won’t happen again.  Offering an explanation is a lot like offering an excuse. Blame – […]

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DISTINGUISHING YOURSELF THROUGH HARD WORK

“Focus on building a track record of success, and people will keep betting on you.” I was reading an article by Adam Bryant, a columnist from the New York Times.  For 10 years, he’s written a weekly column where he interviews a CEO and describes what he learns.  He is wrapping up this series and is moving […]

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